Who are the 24 Elders of Revelation?

[A tip of the hat to Yehorakam for bringing this understanding to my attention.] First, is the number 24, literal or symbolic?  Let’s assume it’s symbolic for a moment.  (This is only for the sake of argument as there is no way to know for sure whether the number is...

Dealing with Sinners – Part 2

In the previous article on this topic, we analyzed how the principles Jesus revealed to us at Matthew 18:15-17 can be used to deal with sin within the Christian Congregation.  The law of the Christ is a law based on love.  It cannot be codified, but must be fluid,...

Adopted!

I was raised a Jehovah’s Witness.  I’m approaching seventy now, and during the years of my life, I’ve worked in two Bethels, had a lead role in a number of special Bethel projects, served as a “need greater” in two Spanish-speaking countries, given talks at...

Making Our Time Count

Why do the friends and family we preach to often misjudge us? Why do they assign false motives to our efforts to share the truth of God’s word with them?